Centre for WA History

Historical Refractions

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  • Charlie Fox


  • 14, 1993

Out of print

This issue of Studies in WA History Journal is an ecclectic collection of WA histories refracted through critical minds. 


  • Domestic Help: Daughters, Servants and Domestic Work in Western Australia, 1900-1960
    Ruth Barton
  • Making a Rural Labour Force: The Intervention of the State in the Working Lives of Nyungars in the Great Southern 1936-1948
    Sally Hodson
  • More Than a Minor Nuisance: Insanity in Colonial Western Australia
    Norman Megahey
  • Perth Modern School 1954: Gender, Self Esteem and Academic Achievement
    Judy McColl
  • The Birth and Death of the Clinic: Ethel Stoneman and the State Psychology Clinic, 1927-1930
    Andrea Gaynor and Charlie Fox
  • An Unnatural Offence: Sodomy in Western Australia from 1880 to 1900
    Jill Bavin-Mizzi
  • Punishment, Prisons and Reform: Incarceration in Western Australia in the Nineteenth Century
    Louise J. Bavin
  • Protectors of the Public? Medical orthodoxy and the suppression of alternative practice in Western Australia, 1870-1914
    Philippa Martyr


  • Alice Nannup, Stephen Kinnane and Lauren Marsh, When the Pelican Laughed
    Peggy Brock
  • John Mulvaney and Neville Green, Commandant of Solitude: The Journals of Captain Collet Barker 1828-1831
    David Carment
  • Anthony J. Barker and Maxine Laurie, Excellent Connections: A History of Bunbury, Western Australia 1836-1990
    Don Garden
  • Don Munday, Tin Dog, Damper and Dust: A Shearer’s Life
    John Hirst
  • Pat Malcolm, First Cuts are Deepest
    John Hirst
  • Leonie Liveris, The Dismal Trader: the Undertaker Business in Perth 1860-1939
    Bobbie Oliver
  • Richard Bosworth and Romano Ugolini, War, Internment and Mass Migration: The Italo-Australian Experience 1940-1990
    Robert Pascoe
  • Bill Bunbury, Reading Labels on Jam Tins: Living Through Difficult Times
    Morag Loh
  • George Seddon, A House, a Cottage and a Shop: 186 High Street, Fremantle
    Linda Young

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